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'''Sir William Wallace''' (Scottish Gaelic: ''Uilleam Uallas'' ; Anglo-Norman language|Norman French: ''William le Waleys''; died 23 August 1305) was a Kingdom of Scotland|Scottish knight who became one of the main leaders during the Wars of Scottish Independence. Along with Andrew Moray, Wallace defeated an English army at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in September 1297. He was appointed Guardian of Scotland and served until his defeat at the Battle of Falkirk in July 1298. In August 1305, Wallace was captured in Robroyston, near Glasgow, and handed over to King Edward I of England, who had him hanged, drawn, and quartered for high treason and crimes against English civilians. Since his death, Wallace has obtained an iconic status far beyond his homeland. He is the protagonist of Blind Harry's 15th-century epic poem The Wallace (poem)|''The Wallace''...
OfficeGuardian of Scotland|Guardian of the Kingdom of Scotland
(Second Interregnum)
Term start1297
Term end1298
Alongside| predecessor = John Balliol (as List of Scottish monarchs|King of the Scots)
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Birth datec. 1270{{cite web|last=Editors |first=The |url=http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/634784/Sir-William-Wallace |title=Sir William Wallace | Scottish hero |publisher=Britannica.com |date= |accessdate=2015-11-26}}
Birth placeElderslie, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Death date23 August 1305
Death placeSmithfield, London, England
Death causeHanged, drawn and quartered
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